TEACHER INSTRUCTIONS FOR LESSONS 1-4
THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT: KINDNESS
The following lessons plans are examples, not a complete compilation from the unit.
1. Students study definition of kindness, using excerpt from Billy Graham's book Gifts, Fruits, and Fullness of the Holy Spirit.
2. With a partner students read the article "Is Your Tongue Out of Control?"and fill in questions and a chart concerning our words.
3. Listening to the CD Silver Boxes by Florence Littauer, Part I, students answer questions. Discussion follows.
4. Teacher assigns special project relating to Silver Boxes for which students write thoughtful words to another student wrapped in a special gift box.
5. Partners read and follow instructions for the assignment "Prescription Pad."
1. Students are introduced to Psalms 23:1-3, using transparencies, Scripture verses, and analysis questions. Students discuss and fill in answers as a class.
2. Teacher hands out notes on Psalms 23: 1-3. Students highlight aspects of this study.
3. Teacher underscores the importance of our words by assigning the reading "The Power of the Tongue."
4. Students read Gudeposts' article "The View" and answer questions relating to the story.
1. Pretest on Psalms 23: 1-3. Students write from memory the Scripture verse. Papers are exchanged for grading.
2. Review questions for "Is Your Tongue Out of Control?" "The Power of the Tongue" and Florence Littauer's "Silver Boxes."
3. Students listen to interview by Dr. Dobson with Diet Eman who helped many Jewish people in Holland during World War II. Students fill in chart as they listen to the interview.
1. Test on Psalms 23: 1-3.
2. Students listen to Part II Cd interview with Diet Eman and continue to fill in the chart. Students discuss Diet's unselfish actions toward others.
3. Test on “Is Your Tongue Out of Control?” “The Power of the Tongue," and Silver Boxes.
4. View video for background information and answer questions on the "Parable of the Lost Sheep.
5. Discussion of the “The Parable of Lost Sheep” in groups follow this assignment.